Aug 18, 2013 8:00am EDT
not to cut off aid to egypt. some say america's national security interests in egypt are trumping our support for human rights and democracy. unfortunately, our options are reduced at this point. few in egypt are going to keep u.s. interests safe. >> president obama and family back to washington on sunday as the u.s. moves on to the next military aid question, whether to stop an apache helicopter delivery scheduled for next month. >> the violence in egypt has also sparked residents in chicago to rally outside the egyptian consulate there. protesters are calling on president obama to make a stronger statement against the military takeover of the nation's government and stop providing the regime it with the billions of dollars of aid. >> an olympic champion heads back to court in the week ahead and president obama welcomes the nfl's only perfect team to the white house. here's more. >> monday is world humanitarian day, a time to commemorate the efforts of aid workers who lost their lives in the line of duty. it's to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombings of the un headquarters in ba
Aug 25, 2013 8:00am EDT
for america 50 years ago. saturday's gathering at the national mall rallied many just as it did in 1963. to continue the fight for equality and to make king's dream come true. but some we spoke to say, while great strides have been made, there is still work to be done. >> the crowd that overflowed along the reflecting pool represented every slice of american life. >> i was a little boy in '63 when it happened. i told myself one day i'm going to participate in it, and here i am. >> unlike the 1963 march where nearly every sign said march for jobs and freedom. this time around there were many more issues that people were passionate about. >> that there must be equality for our children to come. and that's why we're here today, to stand up. to stand up. there will be no profiling here for our children. >> georgia congressman john lewis, one of the last major speakers from the 1963 rally, still alive today, urged the crowd to fight the supreme court decision that nullified much of the voting rights act of 1965. >> i gave a little blood in sel sel sel selma, alabama for the right to vote. i'